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Soldiers struggle to tell friend from foe in Iraq


Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and other Shiite leaders have expressed concern over the US policy of sponsoring armed Sunnis, many of whom were likely former insurgents.

"Acceptance rules for these recruits should be within a legal framework so that we do not allow the emergence of new militias," the Shiite prime minister said on Friday.

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